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HOME VISITIOR (HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START) (Education, Training, & Library)
San Diego, CA 92114
Recruited by: Shante Lampkin | Recruiter | Neighborhood House Association See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Neighborhood House Association
  • Industry: Education, Training, & Library
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Feb 09, 2019
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Job Description

Basic Job Assignment:
Under the general supervision of the Head Start/Early Head Start Home-Based Supervisor, provides comprehensive, individualized educational, social, and health services to children and their families and provides a planned program of activities which enhance the parent's ability to serve as the primary educator in their child's development.

Employment Requirements:
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid knowledge on early childhood education program; social services practices and procedures; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; NHA organization, rules, policies, and procedures; and record keeping and filing. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to operate a computer terminal and/or computer using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and other standard business software; organize, set priorities, and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility; communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing; prepare clear, accurate and concise records and reports; maintain sensitive and confidential information; use tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive situations and concerned people and customers; and establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with clients, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

Qualifications:
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Home Visitor III), or an Associate’s Degree (Home Visitor II) from an accredited college or university (*related field must obtain twelve-fifteen units in Early Child Development*); AND
• A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a program that emphasizes the parent’s role in the child’s development;
• Experience working with low-income families and persons of varied experiences and ethnic backgrounds required;
• Teacher’s Permit strongly preferred;
• Valid Driver’s License required;
• For Early Head Start- (A minimum of at least three (3) units of demonstrated coursework in Infants and Toddler);
• Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center (fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations).

Example of Major Functions:
• Assists in the design and delivery of early childhood education program;
• Collaborates with parents in providing individualized education program for children in home-based option;
• Ensures that the curriculum meets the children’s unique needs;
• Provides for parent education and involvement in planning and decision-making regarding the education of the child;
• Connects children and families with community-based resources that meet their unique needs;
• Maintains student data and prepare reports;
• Administers developmentally appropriate assessments for each child;
• Provides training for parents to assist them in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to become the primary teacher of their own children and to become self-sufficient;
• Screens family applications for income qualifications and eligibility requirements;
• Facilitates parent involvement;
• Coordinates socializations to provide enrichment for children, socialization calendar, Family Lesson Plan, Prepare meals;
• Assists parents in ensuring that a safe, orderly learning environment is maintained in the home;
• Assists families in developing knowledge and skills in health and nutrition;
• Recruitment families for home-based program;
• Conducts weekly home visits to assigned families;
• Recruits families for the Head Start Program as required by Performance Standards;
• Assists in mainstreaming children with special needs.